(ASTRONOMY) [SWEDENBORG, EMANUEL] De telluribus in mundo nostro solari, quæ vocantur planeae: et de telluribus in coelo astrifero: deque illarum incolis; tum de spiritibus & angelis ibi; ex auditis & visis. London, 1758.
Bound in vellum boards (25 cm. tall), with typescript label to front board. University of Chicago Library bookplate to front pastedown and blind stamp to title page, with pencil marginalia.
An anonymously-published work on the plurality of worlds from Swedenborg, later translated as Concerning the Earths in our solar system, which are called planets; and concerning the Earths in the starry heaven; together with an account of their inhabitants, and also of the spirits and angels there. Swedenborg is particularly sympathetic to the creatures of Mars.
Estimate $ 200-400
Property from the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois